Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta


MHSA Archival Description Record

Title and Physical Description
Heinrich Kornelsen fonds. — [Translated ca. 2011 (originally created ca. 1956)]. — 0.5 cm of textual records.

Biographical History
Heinrich Kornelsen was a trustee of the school district of Ready Made, near Coaldale, Alberta. In 1946 he was co-founder of the Alberta Mennonite High School, a private boarding school at Coaldale which taught the Alberta school curriculum with additional emphasis on Mennonite beliefs and values. The school closed in 1964.

Custodial History
The original manuscript was passed on to Heinrich Kornelsen's daughter Ann Kornelsen, who passed it on to John B. Toews.

Scope & Content
The fonds consists of John B. Toews's translation of Heinrich Kornelsen's manuscript essay, "Some Events and Dates Related to the Founding of a Mennonite High School".

Source of Supplied Title
Title based on the content of the fonds.

Source of Acquisition
Gift of John B. Toews, 2011.

Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids
No finding aid.

Accession 2011.025
The material is in English.
Described March 2012 – Jim Bowman

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